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Charities warned to stop using supporters' personal information for fundraising purposes

Two charities have this month, been fined large sums of money for what has become known as ‘Wealth Screening’. This involves passing the personal information of charity supporters on to third parties so that those third parties can then identify those considered to be wealthy enough to approach for more money.

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Working together to divorce

If your relationship does break down we will do our best to get you and your family through the divorce process in one piece.

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WYATT v VINCE: Revolution or Overreaction?

The news that five Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled that Ms Kathleen Wyatt can take legal action against her millionaire ex-husband, Mr Dale Wince, after they divorced 20 years ago, long before he made his fortune, has sent shockwaves through the legal profession.

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New laws for child custody and access arrangements

The Children and Families Act 2014 has established new laws and guidance to help decide where children should live or spend time if their parents have separated and are going through divorce. Here are the key points >>

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Divorce minus the Court

Divorce minus the Court

Arbitration is a faster, more flexible alternative to the Divorce Court – and it’s one that could save you thousands of pounds.

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Family Arbitration: how to keep disputes out of Court

If your relationship has broken down and you cannot agree on financial or property issues, family arbitration can save you money and stress compared with fighting things out in Court. Discover the benefits >>

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Nailing down agreements on divorce

A Supreme Court ruling will allow a former wife to make a claim for a share of the fortune amassed by her husband 30 years after they parted, as no binding consent order was made when they divorced.

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Are you planning to give up your business and retire?

Are you planning to give up your business and retire?

Maybe you are thinking of selling the company or simply shutting up shop and retiring, but in either case, if you employ people there are some costs you need to factor into your plan.

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Elves: Too old for Christmas?

Elves: Too old for Christmas?

It’s a sad scenario, but unfortunately, one of Santa’s eldest elves is getting on a bit. He’s now struggling to carry presents around the workshop and he just isn’t as quick as the rest of his colleagues when it comes to building toys, wrapping them and packing them on to the sleigh. But, what are Santa’s rights when it comes to weeding out those elves that don’t cut the mustard?

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Uncovering hidden medical mistakes

When staff make medical mistakes the Trust or hospital concerned must tell an agency known as the NHS’s National Reporting and Learning System. However, it is thought that as many as one-fifth of all hospital trusts were under-recording mistakes, so where does this leave potential victims? >>

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